Employment, Assistant Professor Environmental Biology, Morehead State University, Kentucky

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Assistant Professor, Biology (Environmental Biology)
Type of Appointment    FTS; Full-Time Standing
Anticipated Employment Start Date for Position    01/11/2021
Open Date    07/27/2020
Close Date    08/28/2020
Open Until Filled    Yes


The Biology & Chemistry Department at Morehead State University is accepting applications for a full-time position as a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Biology (Environmental Biology). The anticipated start date is January 11, 2021.

Morehead State University is located in Morehead, KY, a designated Kentucky Trail Town, nestled in Daniel Boone National Forest, in close proximity to Cave Run Lake. This location provides opportunities for a wide-range of outdoor recreation activities. Additionally, Morehead State University is relatively close to a number of larger cities including Lexington, KY, Louisville, KY, and Cincinnati, OH. Morehead State University delivers a strong and affordable education for friendly, ambitious students who thrive in a student-focused learning environment defined by small class sizes and faculty committed to teaching and student success.

RESPONSIBILITIES: We seek a highly trained environmental scientist with expertise in environmental assessment and monitoring to teach courses that may include general biology, environmental testing methods, conservation biology, advanced ecology, environmental science, and courses in candidate’s specialty. Requires ability to obtain external funding for a robust research program working with Masters of Science and Undergraduate Biology students. Our location in Daniel Boone National Forest with a nearby fish hatchery and Corp. of Engineers reservoir makes us an ideal location for a field biologist.

REQUIREMENTS: Ph.D. in Environmental Science or Biology, or related field. Must have broad undergraduate and graduate Biology training.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Post-doctoral and/or environmental professional experience preferred. Teaching experience in a higher education environment.

SPONSORSHIP: This position is not budgeted for Visa Sponsorship.

Morehead State University is a comprehensive, regionally focused university providing high-quality instruction at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The University has an enrollment of over 10,000 students. To apply, visit: https://moreheadstate.peopleadmin.com and complete the MSU Application for Employment along with a letter of application, curriculum vita with names and contact information for three references, and unofficial transcripts. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For preferred consideration, apply by August 28, 2020. Contact the Office of Human Resources at (606) 783-2097 should you have questions about our online application. Please contact Dr. Brian Reeder, the search committee chair, at b.reeder@moreheadstate.edu for questions regarding this position. MSU is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Details and instructions for applying: https://moreheadstate.peopleadmin.com/postings/9384

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